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Pair of 18kt Gold and Mixed Metal Pendant/Brooches, Gump's

Auction:
2471
Lot:
237
Sold for:
$504$425

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2471
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of 18kt Gold and Mixed Metal Pendant/Brooches, Gump's, each set with a menuke designed as a mythical beast, lg. 2 1/4 in., signed.
Estimate $400-600

Gumps Pendant Brooches
-metals seem to be high karat gold within and overlaid on patinated silver or other metal, not certain whether they are menuke or furniture fittings...
-do NOT appear to be pendant hook on the back, but rather a finding to prevent the brooch from hanging forward when worn

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Bead, Beadwork, Bivalves, Brooch, Cabochon, Chalcedony, Charriol, Chert, Coral, Cut, Diamond, Diamond ring, Fasteners, Finding, Gastropods, Gemstones, Gump's, Lithics, Molluscs, Necklace, Onyx, Opal, Optical materials, Oxide minerals, Pearl, Pendant, Peridot, Ring, Ring theory, Sapphire, Superhard materials, Transparent materials

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